Mother Linda's Ginger Cookies

 

Mother Lindaís Ginger Cookies

Christmas isnít Christmas without a good ginger cookie. For better-looking cookies roll the balls in white sugar before baking.

ĺ cup butter

1 cup white sugar

ľ cup dark molasses

1 egg

2 cups white flour or spelt

2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

Ĺ tsp. cloves

1 tsp. ginger

Ĺ tsp. sea salt

Cream butter and sugar together; add molasses and egg. Sift together the flour, baking soda, spices and salt. Add to creamed mixture; stir. Chill batter for about an hour.

Roll into 1-inch ball. Roll in granulated sugar and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 375F. Place on a rack to cool.

Alternatively, you can roll the dough out to about 1/4-inch thickness and cut into gingerbread men like pictured. Bake for about 8 minutes or until crispy. Cool and decorate. Enjoy!

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